List Of All The Winners Of NRL

Australia’s ANZ Stadium in Sydney is all set to host the grand final of NRL on 25th October between Melbourne Storm and Penrith Panthers. Both teams will be facing each other for the time in NRL Grand Final. Here is the winners list of the NRL Grand Final from 1908 to 2022.

NRL is one of the most viewed sporting events in Australia as Rugby is the most populous sport in the country. NRL’s grand final held in 1999 broke the record for attendance at an Australian rugby league game, with 107,999 people attending the match.

Teams from Australia and New Zealand compete each year in the National Rugby League from the month of March- October. This year the league was suspended for a while after Round 2 due to COVID. However, this year there were certain changes such as rounds of matches that were reduced from 24 to 20 matches and it was decided that only 1 referee would be used in a match.

NFL was inaugurated in 1908, however, it started as New South Wales Rugby League and got revamped many times before being renamed to NRL in 1998.

NameYears
New South Wales Rugby League1908-1994
Australian Rugby League1995-1997
Super League1997
National Rugby League1998-Present

There were certain years where the grand final was not held instead teams were crowned champions on the basis of their table ranking. However, since 1954 it was made official to hold grand finals each year.

List of NRL Grand Final Winners

Season WinnerRunner UpScorecard
National Rugby League
2020T.B.DT.B.DT.B.D
2019Sydney RoostersCanberra Raiders14 – 8
2018Sydney RoostersMelbourne Storm21 – 6
2017 Melbourne StormNorth Queensland Cowboys34-6
2016Cronulla-Sutherland SharksMelbourne Storm14-12
2015North Queensland CowboysBrisbane Broncos17-16
2014South Sydney RabbitohsBulldogs30 – 6
2013Sydney RoostersManly-Warringah Sea Eagles26 – 18
2012 Melbourne StormBulldogs14 – 4
2011Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesNew Zealand Warriors24-10
2010St. George Illawarra DragonsSydney Roosters32 – 8
2009No Winner(Melbourne Storm stripped of their Title) Parramatta Eels23 – 16
2008Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesMelbourne Storm40 – 0
2007No Winner(Melbourne Storm stripped of their Title)Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles34 – 8
2006Brisbane BroncosMelbourne Storm15 – 8
2005Wests TigersNorth Queensland Cowboys30 – 16
2004BulldogsSydney Roosters16 – 13
2003Penrith PanthersSydney Roosters18 – 6
2002Sydney RoostersNew Zealand Warriors30 – 8
2001 Newcastle Knights Parramatta Eels30 – 24
2000Brisbane BroncosSydney Roosters14 – 6
1999 Melbourne StormSt. George Illawarra Dragons20 – 18
1998Brisbane BroncosBulldogs38 – 12
Super League
1997Brisbane BroncosManly-Warringah Sea Eagles26 – 8
Australian Rugby League
1997 Newcastle KnightsCronulla-Sutherland Sharks22 – 16
1996Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesSt. George Dragons20 – 8
1995BulldogsManly-Warringah Sea Eagles17 – 4
New South Wales Rugby League
1994Canberra RaidersBulldogs36 – 12
1993Brisbane BroncosSt. George Dragons14 – 6
1992Brisbane BroncosSt. George Dragons28 – 8
1991Penrith PanthersCanberra Raiders19 – 12
1990Canberra RaidersPenrith Panthers18 – 14
1989Canberra RaidersBalmain19 – 14
1988BulldogsBalmain24 – 12
1987Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesCanberra Raiders18 – 8
1986 Parramatta Eels Bulldogs4 – 2
1985BulldogsSt. George Dragons7 – 6
1984Bulldogs Parramatta Eels6 – 4
1983 Parramatta Eels Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles18 – 6
1982 Parramatta Eels Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles21 – 8
1981 Parramatta Eels Newton Jets20 – 11
1980BulldogsSydney Roosters18 – 4
1979St. George DragonsBulldogs17 – 13
1978Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesCronulla-Sutherland Sharks16 – 0
1977St. George Dragons Parramatta Eels22 – 0
1976Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Parramatta Eels13 – 10
1975Sydney RoostersSt. George Dragons38 – 0
1974Sydney RoostersBulldogs19 – 4
1973Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesCronulla-Sutherland Sharks10 – 7
1972Manly-Warringah Sea EaglesSydney Roosters19 – 14
1971South Sydney RabbitohsSt. George Dragons16 – 10
1970South Sydney RabbitohsManly-Warringah Sea Eagles23 – 12
1969BalmainSouth Sydney Rabbitohs11 – 2
1968South Sydney RabbitohsManly-Warringah Sea Eagles13 – 9
1967South Sydney RabbitohsBulldogs12 – 10
1966St. George DragonsBalmain23 – 4
1965St. George DragonsSouth Sydney Rabbitohs12 – 8
1964St. George DragonsBalmain11 – 6
1963St. George DragonsWestern Suburbs8 – 3
1962St. George DragonsWestern Suburbs9 – 6
1961St. George DragonsWestern Suburbs22 – 0
1960St. George DragonsSydney Roosters31 – 6
1959St. George DragonsManly-Warringah Sea Eagles20 – 0
1958St. George DragonsWestern Suburbs20 – 9
1957St. George DragonsManly-Warringah Sea Eagles31 – 9
1956St. George DragonsBalmain18 – 12
1955South Sydney RabbitohsNewton Jets12 – 11
1954South Sydney RabbitohsNewton Jets23 – 15
1953South Sydney RabbitohsSt. George Dragons31 – 12
1952Western SuburbsSouth Sydney Rabbitohs22 – 12
1951South Sydney RabbitohsManly-Warringah Sea Eagles42 – 14
1950South Sydney RabbitohsWestern Suburbs21 – 15
1949St. George DragonsSouth Sydney Rabbitohs19 – 12
1948Western SuburbsBalmain8 – 5
1947BalmainBulldogs13 – 9
1946BalmainSt. George Dragons13 – 12
1945Sydney RoostersBalmain22 – 18
1944BalmainNewton Jets12 – 8
1943Newton JetsNorth Sydney 34 – 7
1942BulldogsSt. George Dragons11 – 9
1941St. George DragonsSydney Roosters31 – 14
1940Sydney RoostersBulldogs24 – 14
1939BalmainSouth Sydney Rabbitohs33 – 4
1938BulldogsSydney Roosters19 – 6
1937Sydney RoostersSouth Sydney RabbitohsNo Finals
1936Sydney RoostersBalmain32 – 12
1935Sydney RoostersSouth Sydney Rabbitohs19 – 3
1934Western SuburbsSydney Roosters15 – 12
1933Newton JetsSt. George Dragons18 – 5
1932South Sydney RabbitohsWestern Suburbs19 – 12
1931South Sydney RabbitohsSydney Roosters12 – 7
1930Western SuburbsSt. George Dragons27 – 2
1929South Sydney RabbitohsNewton Jets30 – 10
1928South Sydney RabbitohsSydney Roosters26 – 5
1927South Sydney RabbitohsSt. George Dragons20 – 11
1926South Sydney RabbitohsSydney University11 – 5
1925South Sydney RabbitohsWestern SuburbsNo Finals
1924BalmainSouth Sydney Rabbitohs3 – 0
1923Sydney RoostersSouth Sydney Rabbitohs15 – 12
1922North Sydney Glebe Dirty Reds35 – 3
1921North Sydney Sydney RoostersNo Finals
1920BalmainSouth Sydney RabbitohsNo Finals
1919BalmainSydney RoostersNo Finals
1918South Sydney RabbitohsWestern SuburbsNo Finals
1917BalmainSouth Sydney RabbitohsNo Finals
1916BalmainSouth Sydney Rabbitohs5 – 3
1915BalmainGlebe Dirty RedsNo Finals
1914South Sydney RabbitohsNewton JetsNo Finals
1913Sydney RoostersNewton JetsNo Finals
1912Sydney RoostersGlebe Dirty RedsNo Finals
1911Sydney RoostersGlebe Dirty Reds11 – 8
1910Newton JetsSouth Sydney Rabbitohs4 – 4
1909South Sydney RabbitohsBalmainNo Finals
1908South Sydney RabbitohsSydney Roosters14 – 12

Who Has Won The Most NRL Championship?

The top 5 Successful clubs are as follows

TeamTitles
South Sydney Rabbitohs21
Sydney Roosters15
St. George Dragons15
Balmain11
Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles8

South Sydney Rabbitohs are the most successful team in NRL’s history with 16 titles to their name. However, they have been eliminated from this year’s championship. Sydney Roosters are the defending champions but they will lose their title on 25th to either Melbourne Storm or Penrith Panthers.

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